2020 Virtual Dance Competition

This year's online event will host its own virtual competition open to contestants worldwide, featuring more than $8,000 in Prize Money!

Categories and prizes listed below. 2020 submissions are now closed!

GOLDEN AGE 

 

Northern Men

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Northern Women

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

 

Southern Men

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Southern Women

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

MEN'S

 

Traditional

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Straight

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Prairie Chicken

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

 

Fancy

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Grass

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

WOMEN'S

Cloth

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Fancy Shawl

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Buckskin

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

 

Jingle

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

YOUTH

 

Boys

1st - $100

2nd - $75

3rd - $50

 

Girls

1st - $100

2nd - $75

3rd - $50

TINY TOTS

 

First 50 Accepted Entries

$10 each

 

2020 Dance Competition Rules

Dance Contestants...

  • may submit to ONE category between September 15 and November 8th, 2020 11:59 PM (CST)

  • must collectively apply to the age group of the category they choose, detailed as followed:

    • Golden Age: 55+​

    • Adult (Men & Women): 18-55

    • Youth: 7-17

    • Tiny Tots: 6 & Under

  • will receive an acceptance email if chosen to be featured in this contest

  • will allow the SS Powwow to upload their video to the powwow’s YouTube channel

  • will be assigned a number by the powwow technical staff and have their video listed on sspowwow.com/dancers

  • will found out who wins each category as part of our announcement video, which will be released on November 21, 2020

Dance Videos...

  • must be recorded outdoors on open ground

  • should feature the contestants in full regalia, reflecting the selected category

  • must be filmed in a wide, "landscape" video mode and not in the vertical "portrait" mode

  • must be uploaded as part of the contestants’ submission
     

 

2020 Dance Competition Songs

Each contestant must download the appropriate song assigned to their chosen category* for use in their dance & submitted video.

* Tiny Tot dance contestants may dance to any song they have available

Songs By The Ottertrail Singers

Songs By Young Buffalo Horse